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ERIC Number: EJ1107099
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
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Producing Liquid Oxygen in the Classroom
Williams, David; Warden, Nicole; Wharton, Barry
Physics Education, v51 n5 Article 053001 Sep 2016
A number of organisations have provided instructions on how to produce small quantities of liquid oxygen in the classroom using liquid nitrogen and a copper condensation coil (Lister 1995 "Classic Chemistry Demonstrations" (London: Royal Society of Chemistry) pp 61-2, French and Hibbert 2010 "Phys. Educ." 45 221-2). The method presented below describes a process which is believed to be safer as it contains the oxygen during production and produces a controllable amount of the liquid. The method also has the advantage that it can be conducted using cheap and easily available materials.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Bristol)
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